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DOE Names Location of New Nuclear Physics Facility; Dan Brouillette Quoted

The Department of Energy has selected a New York-based national laboratory to house a new facility for nuclear physics studies. Brookhaven National Laboratory will serve as the site of the Electron Ion Collider that will explore the "strong force" phenomenon in nuclear physics, DOE said Thursday.

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Idaho National Laboratory Accepts New Supercomputer for Nuclear Modeling

Idaho National Laboratory has received delivery of a new supercomputer designed to generate modeling for the development of future nuclear applications. The $19.2M Sawtooth computer would help INL researchers virtually test new designs for reactors and fuels via simulation, the laboratory said Wednesday.

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Lucian Niemeyer: Navy Partners With DOE to Improve Energy Resiliency

Lucian Niemeyer, acting assistant secretary of the Navy for energy, installations and environment, said an Energy Savings Performance Contract signed by the Department of Energy with the Navy seeks to help the service improve resiliency when it comes to energy sources, Federal News Network reported Tuesday.

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EPRI Secures DOE Funds to Help Advance Solar Energy Tech

The Electric Power Research Institute was selected has secured a $10.7M research and development funding from the Department of Energy to accelerate solar energy generation and integration and lower solar electricity costs.

EPRI said Monday a large portion of the funding will be used to develop and validate high-fidelity models of photovoltaic facilities for use in planning, operating and securing transmission and distribution of solar energy systems and technologies. 

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Lisa Gordon-Hagerty: NNSA’s FY 2020 Funding Request to Help Improve Nuclear, Radiological Security

Lisa Gordon-Hagerty, administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration, wrote in an article published Monday on Defense News that NNSA requested over $2B in fiscal 2020 funds to support its nuclear nonproliferation, counterterrorism and counterproliferation programs.

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